Released on August 3, 2009
The widespread concern over authors’ involvement with their jacket cover design – or rather, with their lack of involvement – continues to reverberate round the ‘net. On today’s Eve’s Salmagundi Club, we take the debate a stage further, and look at a terrific website that really raises the bar as far as many YA book covers are concerned. Conceived as a prank, many of the cover designs on 100 Scope Notes (it seems to be run by a librarian – aren’t they simply the best!) are actually rather good – and frequently equal to many adult trade titles. Publishers – take note – raise your game!
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Links: Create Your Debut YA Cover